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Cruisin' The Castro Walking Tours

Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag Pole Landmark, Located on the corner of Castro & Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
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The Castro: Historical Walking Tour of San Francisco's Gay & Lesbian District
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Tours meet at the Rainbow Flag Pole Landmark, Located on the corner of Castro & Market Streets, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour. Kathy was a fantastic guide and made us feel so welcome. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn more about LGBT culture and the Castro's history - Kathy is a wonderful ambassador for the area....More

Thank dan_chard91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Signed up on a whim and it turned out to be one of the best parts of my SF trip. Kathy was amazing, funny, knowledgeable, and generous. Went by myself and ended up with a group of five celebrating the recent marriage of two members...More

Thank Ajdanhas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kathy was a very engaging and knowledgeable guide. We had such a fantastic time on this tour. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in the fascinating history of the Castro... and especially those who think they wouldn't be. Keep up the great...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a Friend came to San Francisco to discover and learn more about the LGBT culture, this tour certainly didn't disappoint. Kathy who runs the tours was very informative and knowledgable about the area of castro and it's sexually diverse cultures. I found Kathy...More

Thank Smithandrews2012
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This walking tour is an absolute must if you are visiting San Francisco to understand the key history of the Castro District in the human rights movement, AIDS crisis. Kathy is a fantastic font of knowledge of the region and its history. If you get...More

Thank JPM_Aust
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is not a 'gay tour', though members of the LGBT community will find this incredibly empowering. Anyone who has an interest in the struggle for equality and human rights in the USA must take this tour! The guide Kathy provides a professional, sensitive and...More

Thank Finland Fryer
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Kathy was a great tour guide. Very laid back and gave information that captured the essence or flavor of the area. Our daughter wanted to visit this area on our trip to SF. My husband and I were indifferent to the idea, but I didn't...More

Thank Pulaskitraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just took the tour today and boy were we amazed! Kathy is so professional, knowledgeable, warm, and not afraid to tell the group exactly how the community lives. It was refreshing and informative and Kathy was a walking encyclopedia of facts about the LGBT community...More

Thank tinabgu
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Kathy is wonderful - friendly, knowledgeable and able to deliver some of the sexier bits of information with a knowing smile! The area is of course fantastic and the facts / insight this tour offers is invaluable. We did the tour then essentially walked it...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Kathy is amazing and full of knowledge on the history of the Castro area, human rights and the power of community. We learned so much in the short 2 hour walking tour in this vibrant area. If you want to learn more about civil and...More

Thank Daniel C
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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